Hatched on Chronicle

Hatched on tv

Two local businesses were recently featured on WCVB 5’s Chronicle, hatched and The Blue Frog Bakery! Liz Vittori-Koch of hatched discussed her shop and merchandise, with a special spotlight on the life-size rocking horse currently on view! Brad Brown of the Blue Frog Bakery, and JP Centre/South Main Streets Board…

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Wondering why Boston is going plastic-free?

Plastic Free in Jp

If you’re wondering why Boston has enacted their plastic bag ordinance, here’s a good video that explains the recycling process, and how single-use plastic bags can cause problems within it. Let’s go #plasticfree in JP FIRST IN BOSTON! Start shopping today with reusable bags. This includes takeout at restaurants, and…

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Plastic-free in JP!

Plastic Free in Jp

Let’s go #plasticfree in JP – FIRST IN BOSTON! To promote the new plastic free ordinance in Boston, JP Centre/South Main Streets is asking businesses and residents to go #plasticfree for your holiday shopping by Small Business Saturday®, November 24. Jamaica Plain can lead the way with the plastic bag ban!…

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First Thursday Events? Get them on the StriveOn app!

StriveOn and JP Centre/South Main Streets

Are you planning a First Thursday event for November 1? Be sure to get your business and event listed on the StriveOn app. JP Centre/South Main Streets is administering this app in lieu of the printed First Thursday ArtWalk maps. The StriveOn app allows for a much more interactive and…

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Congratulations to the Best of JP 2018 Winners!

purple cactus mural

The Jamaica Plain Gazette has just named their Best of JP Winners and we are excited that so many of them hail from our Centre/South district! Congratulations to all of the winners and keep up the good work! Friendliest Business – Fresh Hair Lunch – Purple Cactus Dinner – Vee Vee Latin American…

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A Mobile App for Centre/South

JP Centre/South Main Streets will be migrating our First Thursday ArtWalk to an app called StriveOn. This app is available for both Apple and Android. It’s a far more fun and interactive way to get involved with the business district and community events. What is StriveOn? StriveOn is a location-based…

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Another great LuMeNet event!

LuMeNet from JP Centre/South Main Streets

Thank you to all who attended our LuMeNet event today! It was great to hear the ideas that are growing out there and the advice that others share. Stay tuned for details of our next LuMeNet event in October for WeBos Week! A very special THANK YOU to Botkeeper for…

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Businesses – Take our survey!

Market Analysis of Small Local Businesses in Jamaica Plain

JP Centre/South Main Streets is conducting a market analysis to assess the current economic and market landscape for small local businesses in Jamaica Plain. We want to use this information to establish a baseline of economic status in the district. Knowing this information will allow us to assess more accurately…

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New Businesses on Centre Street

Soup Shack Signage

Welcome to two new businesses that have opened on Centre Street! Soup Shack – 779 Centre Street   Cacao – 660B Centre Street We can’t wait to see what great products and service that they will bring the Centre/South business corridor.

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LuMeNet Continues!

LuMeNet Meeting

Thank you to all who attended our LuMeNet program! We had a great session with Courtney Pong of ComedySportz Boston, who led a workshop on improving AND improvising the “elevator pitch.” Applied Improvisation is a great tool for businesses and teams as it takes some guiding principles in Improvisation and…

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